Function Reference


Create a ComboBoxEx control

#include <GuiComboBoxEx.au3>
_GUICtrlComboBoxEx_Create ( $hWnd, $sText, $iX, $iY [, $iWidth = 100 [, $iHeight = 200 [, $iStyle = 0x00200002 [, $iExStyle = 0x00000000]]]] )


$hWnd Handle to parent or owner window
$sText Delimited text to add to ComboBox
$iX Horizontal position of the control
$iY Vertical position of the control
$iWidth [optional] Control width
$iHeight [optional] Control height
$iStyle [optional] Control style:
    $CBS_DROPDOWN - Similar to $CBS_SIMPLE, except that the list box is not displayed unless the user selects an icon next to the edit control
    $CBS_DROPDOWNLIST - Similar to $CBS_DROPDOWN, except that the edit control is replaced by a static text item that displays the current selection in the list box
    $CBS_SIMPLE - Displays the list box at all times

$iExStyle [optional] Control extended style:
    $CBES_EX_CASESENSITIVE - Searches in the list will be case sensitive
    $CBES_EX_NOEDITIMAGE - The edit box and the dropdown list will not display item images
    $CBES_EX_NOEDITIMAGEINDENT - The edit box and the dropdown list will not display item images
    $CBES_EX_NOSIZELIMIT - Allows the ComboBoxEx control to be vertically sized smaller than its contained combo box control

Return Value

Success: the handle to the Listbox control.
Failure: 0.




#include <Extras\WM_NOTIFY.au3>
#include <GuiComboBoxEx.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Global $g_hCombo


Func Example()
        ; Create GUI
        Local $hGUI = GUICreate("ComboBoxEx Create (v" & @AutoItVersion & ")", 400, 300)
        $g_hCombo = _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_Create($hGUI, "This is a test|Line 2", 2, 2, 394, 268)


        _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_AddString($g_hCombo, "Some More Text")
        _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_InsertString($g_hCombo, "Text to be deleted", 1)
        _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_DeleteString($g_hCombo, 1)
        _GUICtrlComboBoxEx_InsertString($g_hCombo, "Inserted Text", 1)

        ; Loop until the user exits.
        Until GUIGetMsg() = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
EndFunc   ;==>Example

Func WM_NOTIFY($hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam)
        #forceref $hWnd, $iMsg, $wParam
        Local $tNMHDR = DllStructCreate($tagNMHDR, $lParam)
        Local $hWndFrom = HWnd(DllStructGetData($tNMHDR, "hWndFrom"))
        Local $iCode = DllStructGetData($tNMHDR, "Code")
        Local $tInfo
        Switch $hWndFrom
                Case $g_hCombo
                        Switch $iCode
                                Case $CBEN_BEGINEDIT ; Sent when the user activates the drop-down list or clicks in the control's edit box.
                                        _WM_NOTIFY_DebugEvent("$CBEN_BEGINEDIT", $tagNMHDR, $lParam, "hWndFrom,IDFrom")
                                        Return 0
                                Case $CBEN_DELETEITEM
                                        _WM_NOTIFY_DebugEvent("$CBEN_DELETEITEM", $tagNMCOMBOBOXEX, $lParam, "IDFrom,,Mask,Item,*Text,TextMax,Indent,Image,SelectedImage,OverlayImage,Param")
                                        Return 0
                                Case $CBEN_DRAGBEGINA, $CBEN_DRAGBEGINW
                                        $tInfo = DllStructCreate($tagNMCBEDRAGBEGIN, $lParam)
                                        If DllStructGetData($tInfo, "ItemID") Then
                                                _WM_NOTIFY_DebugEvent("$CBEN_DRAGBEGIN", $tagNMCOMBOBOXEX, $lParam, "IDFrom,,Mask,Item,*Text,TextMax,Indent,Image,SelectedImage,OverlayImage,Param")
                                        _WM_NOTIFY_DebugEvent("$CBEN_DRAGBEGIN", $tagNMCBEDRAGBEGIN, $lParam, "IDFrom,,ItemID,Text")
                                        ; return is ignored
                                Case $CBEN_ENDEDITA, $CBEN_ENDEDITW ; Sent when the user has concluded an operation within the edit box or has selected an item from the control's drop-down list.
                                        _WM_NOTIFY_DebugEvent("$CBEN_ENDEDIT", $tagNMCBEENDEDIT, $lParam, "IDFrom,,fChanged,NewSelection,Text,Why")
                                        Return False ; accept the notification and allow the control to display the selected item
                                        ; Return True  ; otherwise
                                Case $CBEN_GETDISPINFOA, $CBEN_GETDISPINFOW ; Sent to retrieve display information about a callback item
                                        _WM_NOTIFY_DebugEvent("$CBEN_GETDISPINFOW", $tagNMCOMBOBOXEX, $lParam, "IDFrom,,Mask,Item,*Text,TextMax,Indent,Image,SelectedImage,OverlayImage,Param")
                                        Return 0
                                Case $CBEN_INSERTITEM
                                        _WM_NOTIFY_DebugEvent("$CBEN_INSERTITEM", $tagNMCOMBOBOXEX, $lParam, "IDFrom,,Mask,Item,*Text,TextMax,Indent,Image,SelectedImage,OverlayImage,Param")
                                        Return 0
        Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG
EndFunc   ;==>WM_NOTIFY